The moral imagination : from Adam Smith to Lionel Trilling /

The Moral Imagination describes how some of the most provocative thinkers of modern times, coming from different traditions, responding to different concerns, and writing in different genres, shared a moral passion that permeated their work. The second edition includes a revised introduction and thr...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Himmelfarb, Gertrude.
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2012.
Edition:2nd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Adam Smith : political economist cum moral philosopher
  • Edmund Burke : apologist for Judaism?
  • George Eliot : the wisdom of Dorothea
  • Jane Austen : the education of Emma
  • Charles Dickens : "a low writer"
  • Benjamin Disraeli : the Tory imagination
  • John Stuart Mill : the other Mill
  • Walter Bagehot : a divided nature
  • Lord Acton : the historian as moralist
  • Alfred Marshall : the economics of chivalry
  • John Buchan : an untimely appreciation
  • The Knoxes : a God-haunted family
  • Michael Oakeshott : the conservative disposition
  • Winston Churchill : quite simply, a great man
  • Lionel Trilling : the moral imagination.